Students explore windbreak models and test them to determine their effectiveness in slowing erosion caused by wind. Students also write an opinion piece about which type of windbreak is the best using evidence from the explorations.
Use the following worksheets to help students apply their knowledge of producers and consumers to school. Students will determine where producers and consumers are present at school and explain their reasons for their thinking.
In this 13 lesson unit, students explore friction through the use of ramps, marbles, and toy cars. They explore data collection by completing multiple trials of each experiment and sharing their data on a class collection pad. This unit
This product is perfect for reading groups and literature circles who are working in chapter books. Students will have a recording sheet for each chapter to complete one of the 5 reading response jobs outlined in the front cover. To summarize
Extend any gingerbread unit with these three engineering activities. Students get to engage with the engineer design process to build boats and bridges to help the gingerbread man escape the sly fox or they can choose to be on team fox and design a
The perfect paper for a making connections reading response. This sheet can be used for all types of connections and includes a spot for students to record how the connection helped them understand the story.
Use this grid to have your students track the story elements of six different gingerbread stories. This tool helps students remember the most important parts and facilitates their ability to compare and contrast multiple stories.